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 Services - FAQ

Q:  Do I need a vaccine to attend live services in Habonim's building? 

A:  Yes, all attendees must be fully vaccinated (two vaccinations + booster)

Q.  Do I need to wash my hands?

A.  Yes, please - with soap and water or hand sanitizer that will be available in various locations.

Q:  Do I need to wear a mask? 

A:  Masks are REQUIRED inside the building at all times.

Q:  Will there be social distancing?

A:   To give everyone space to spread out in the sanctuary, we will accommodate attendees up to 50% capacity, or up to 60 people.

Q:  Do I need to register in advance?

A:  Advance registration for in person Shabbat morning services is not required. All attendees must be vaccinated and are required to wear masks while in the building. We ask that you do not come to the building if you have any symptoms of illness. Shabbat morning services are also available on Zoom.

Q.  Do I need to provide proof of vaccination when I arrive at Habonim?

A.  No, we will operate on the honor system and trust our members and guests to follow our protocols and protect the health and safety of our community.

Q: May I bring guests?

A:  Yes, as long as they are vaccinated (2 + booster), wearing masks, and not experiencing any symptoms of illness.

Q: Will there be Kiddush lunch?

A:  Not yet.  Everyone will exit the building immediately following the prayer service.  We hope to resume Habonim's wonderful Kiddush lunch before long.

Q:  How will I attend Saturday morning services if I prefer to participate remotely?

A:  Nothing will change - you can join through the Zoom link for each service - except when you log on you will see Rabbi Gelber and Jessica in the sanctuary. 

Q: What about Shabbat evening services?
A: For now, Friday night services will be held only on Zoom.


Wed, May 18 2022 17 Iyyar 5782